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The stated objectives of the ISOTOPE project were:

- To describe and compare existing legal status and organizational structures for public urban transport operations in urban areas in the European countries, and to analyse the pros and the cons of those forms in terms of effectiveness and efficiency;
- To provide a strategic approach to the development of urban public transport operations to political decisions-makers, transport planning authorities, public transport authorities and operators; this appraisal will identify how organizational structures may be improved, respecting the political, legal and doctrinal frameworks of each country, in order to determine the role of public transport in European urban areas. The approach chosen to undertake this study divided the analytical part of the research in two parts: Economic and Political research. This was supported by a number of questionnaires. This final report presents the findings. s.

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Authors: CEC, CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: EN (1998) 177pp., free of charge
Availability: Available from the European Transport Research Information Bureau, AEA Technology plc, 168 Harwell, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 0RA (UK), Fax: +44-1235-436551
ISBN: ISBN 92-828-3483-2
Record Number: 199810766 / Last updated on: 1998-07-02
Original language: en
Available languages: en